Laotian Sticky Rice With Durian (Khao Niao Thu Lien)

Laotian Sticky Rice With Durian (Khao Niao Thu Lien)

If you love durians, you will love this Laotian dessert. If you find durians too pungent to try, you may be pleasantly surprised.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Wash and rinse the sticky rice with water. Drain in a colander .
  3. Step 3

    In a bowl, steam the sticky rice with 1 cup of coconut milk on high heat for 45 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Let it cool down. Separate the sticky rice into 2 serving bowls.
  5. Step 5

    In another bowl, add sugar to the durian flesh and mix well. I recommend about 2 tablespoons of sugar for this recipe, although you may cut down on the sugar according to your taste or for health purposes.
  6. Step 6

    Divide the durian mixture into 2 portions and pour over the steamed rice.
  7. Step 7

    Add 1/2 cup of fresh coconut milk into each serving bowl.
  8. Step 8

    Serve and enjoy.